The Resource Avenue of mysteries, John Irving

Avenue of mysteries, John Irving

Label
Avenue of mysteries
Title
Avenue of mysteries
Statement of responsibility
John Irving
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Avenue of Mysteries, Juan Diego--a fourteen-year-old boy, who was born and grew up in Mexico--has a thirteen-year-old sister. Her name is Lupe, and she thinks she sees what's coming--specifically, her own future and her brother's. Lupe is a mind reader; she doesn't know what everyone is thinking, but she knows what most people are thinking. Regarding what has happened, as opposed to what will, Lupe is usually right about the past; without your telling her, she knows all the worst things that have happened to you. Lupe doesn't know the future as accurately. But consider what a terrible burden it is, if you believe you know the future--especially your own future, or, even worse, the future of someone you love. What might a thirteen-year-old girl be driven to do, if she thought she could change the future? As an older man, Juan Diego will take a trip to the Philippines, but what travels with him are his dreams and memories; he is most alive in his childhood and early adolescence in Mexico. As we grow older--most of all, in what we remember and what we dream--we live in the past. Sometimes, we live more vividly in the past than in the present. Avenue of Mysteries is the story of what happens to Juan Diego in the Philippines, where what happened to him in the past--in Mexico--collides with his future
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Title
Avenue of mysteries
Creator
Summary
Juan Diego's thirteen-year-old sister Lupe is a mind reader. What might a teenage girl do to try to change the future?
Subject
Genre
Story line
Tone
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10430704
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3559.R8
LC item number
A95 2015
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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John Irving
Avenue of mysteries, John Irving
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Avenue of mysteries, John Irving
Publication
Copyright
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
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Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
460 pages
Isbn
9781451664164
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2015005193
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
cat24rev, cat13
System control number
  • ocn903473905
  • (OCoLC)903473905

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